Tamara Patton


CVT Graduate Associate, September 2016 - present

Princeton University



Tamara Patton is a doctoral student in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Her research centers on verification options for future nuclear arms control and disarmament measures, including working with virtual reality environments to design and simulate possible systems for verifying warhead and fissile material reductions. Prior to coming to Princeton, she worked as a researcher at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation on the policy implications of emerging technologies for nuclear verification, including in the areas of geospatial and satellite imagery analysis.  She has also worked with the US Naval Postgraduate School’s Common Operational Research Environment (CORE) Laboratory and Remote Sensing Center. She has an MA in nonproliferation studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and a BA in international studies from the University of Washington.